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Due to demand, college adds second show to May 9 performance

AUGUSTA, GA – Due to overwhelming demand, the College of Education has added a second showing of the May 9 children’s literacy play, “Chicken Little.” Admission is free and registration is open. Dr. Paulette Harris, founder and director of the Augusta University Literacy Center that organizes the play series, said …

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Kinesiology student presents research at honors conference

Augusta, GA— Amanda Dojack, a senior kinesiology major in the College of Education, presented new research on the relationship between cognitive performance and cardiovascular health in older versus younger people at the 19th annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Research and Fine Arts Conference at Augusta University on March 18. Dojack’s …

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Kinesiology professor wins award for leadership

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Hannah Bennett, professor of kinesiology, was recently presented with a Value of Leadership award by second-year students at Augusta University at the Half-Way There Celebration on April 11. Leadership is one of several values held dear by Augusta University. The university defines leadership as qualities reflected …

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Counselor education student wins national recognition for essay

AUGUSTA, GA. – Augusta University College of Education’s own Katy Towns received Honorable Mention in the American Counseling Association’s Ross Trust Future School Counselors Essay Competition. Towns was one of 17 entrants out of 600 nationwide to receive an honor in the contest, and is the first AU student to …

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Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga. — This summer, Augusta University will again host Kids University, its annual summer camp. This enriching and entertaining camp specializes in STEAM education, which create classrooms that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts across disciplines into all lessons. Dennis Dotterer, director of the …

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Kinesiology launches new lab for teaching and research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr.  Steven Page, chair of Kinesiology, recently launched the department’s new dry lab in Christenberry Fieldhouse, kicking off the life of the new space with a tour for Provost Gretchen Caughman, an overview of faculty areas of research and an array of healthy snacks. The new teaching …

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Award-winning author visits AU students, local 5th graders

AUGUSTA, GA – Deborah Wiles, renowned author of “Love, Ruby Lavender,” “Aurora County All-Stars” and “Each Little Bird That Sings,” visited Augusta University teacher education students embedded at Lake Forest Elementary School on March 12 to talk about using children’s literature to teach reading. The visit was part of the …

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